Niculescu is FUN to watch

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  1. CrispyFritters

    CrispyFritters Rookie

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    Watching the Azarenka / Niculescu match, and I gotta say it's REALLY enjoyable to watch a different style of tennis.

    I love watching Monica mix it up. No topspin ball bashing. Kinda feels like anything is possible.
     
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  2. kishnabe

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    Is that Judo Beaver or Ju-Jit-Suka?
     
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  3. Say Chi Sin Lo

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    She needs to get together with either Tomic or Dolgopolov for mixed doubles ASAP!
     
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  4. CrispyFritters

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    This totally went over my head....what?
     
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    Doh! I just got it. It's a Fighting Squirrel
     
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    it was fun to see a completely different shot. I don't think very many people will try to copy this forehand though.
     
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  7. Brian11785

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    Agreed. I love how she hits a typical flat backhand and uses her slice forehand to set it up. It's like a reverse Graf.
     
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    Whether they are "trying to copy" Moni or not, you see this forehand every day at my club!
     
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    Are there any other pros who use a slice as their default forehand? I can't think of any....
     
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    i guess she is a competitive tennis player??

    if her ginsu forehand is for real in a competitive match...it appeared to me in a match against stosur it never was a weapon but either drew stosur in for MoNic to pass her or it would buy her time to get back into a midcourt position.

    its interesting and sometimes appeared effective.
     
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